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The White Princess Audiobook

The White Princess

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Publisher's Summary

The newest novel from #1 New York Times best-selling author and "queen of royal fiction" (USA Today) Philippa Gregory tells the passionate story of Elizabeth of York, daughter of the White Queen, who gets caught in the middle of a battle for the crown of England.

The White Princess opens as the news of the battle of Bosworth is brought to Princess Elizabeth of York, who will learn not only which rival royal house has triumphed, Tudor or York, but also which suitor she must marry: Richard III her lover, or Henry Tudor her enemy.

A princess from birth, Elizabeth fell in love with Richard III, though her mother made an arranged betrothal for her with the pretender to the throne: Henry Tudor. When Henry defeats Richard against all odds, Elizabeth has to marry the man who murdered her lover in battle, and create a new royal family with him and his ambitious mother: Margaret Beaufort, The Red Queen. But, while the new monarchy can win, it cannot, it seems, hold power in an England which remembers the House of York with love.

The new king’s greatest fear is that somewhere, outside England, a prince from the House of York is waiting to invade and re-claim the throne for the house of York. Fearing that none of his new allies can be trusted, Henry turns to his wife to advise him, all the time knowing that her loyalties must be divided. When the young man who would be king finally leads his army and invades England, it is for Elizabeth to decide whether she recognizes him as her brother and a claimant to the throne, or denies him in favor of the husband she is coming to love....

©2013 Philippa Gregory (P)2013 Simon & Schuster

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    Amazon Customer 11-29-16
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    "Great story."

    For those you like historical stories this was wonderfully told. Takes you back to an imagined era of history.

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    Paula 11-20-16
    Paula 11-20-16
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    "Fantastic!"
    Would you consider the audio edition of The White Princess to be better than the print version?

    No, I tink both versions are wonderful, but I prefer the áudio version, because I can listen while I work.


    What other book might you compare The White Princess to and why?

    I think any book of Plhillipa Gregory can be compare to this because all the have historical events and fiction.


    Have you listened to any of Bianca Amato’s other performances before? How does this one compare?

    She was perfect. I love her voice. Is amazing.


    Was this a book you wanted to listen to all in one sitting?

    Yes.


    Any additional comments?

    The book is fantastic. I find it incredible how Phillipa manages to put together a few hieroglyphic facts and imagine how it was the lives of two people - from hated families - united by convenience.

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    Dustin 10-10-16
    Dustin 10-10-16
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    "Wonderful"

    Loved this book. I really enjoyed the narrator Bianca Amato. This is my second Philippa Gregory book by the same narrator.

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    Janet 09-10-16
    Janet 09-10-16 Member Since 2016
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    "Another lovely told story"

    Fascinating story on what Elizabeth of York may have had to struggle with as a Tudor queen.

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    Lady Rose 08-31-16
    Lady Rose 08-31-16 Member Since 2016
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    "Doest Live up to The White Queen"
    Where does The White Princess rank among all the audiobooks you’ve listened to so far?

    Voice reading was great!


    What could Philippa Gregory have done to make this a more enjoyable book for you?

    Not repeat the same conversations and plots!


    Have you listened to any of Bianca Amato’s other performances before? How does this one compare?

    Voice has a nice fit for this story!


    Did you have an extreme reaction to this book? Did it make you laugh or cry?

    It was boring!


    Any additional comments?

    I had so much hope for this I hope the series on TV will be better!

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    Rumbera 07-05-16
    Rumbera 07-05-16 Member Since 2014
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    "Not very pleased with this book"

    I love Philippa Gregory and have read most of her books, but I have had so much trouble finishing this one. I've been reading it since May and I am only have way thru. I have read 10 books since I bought this one. And I don't think I will finish it. It's just boring, it drags, it's a waste of time. A real shame!!!

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    Adrian B. 01-27-16
    Adrian B. 01-27-16 Member Since 2017
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    "The best Cousins' War sequel to The White Queen"
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    If you loved The White Queen as much as I did, you'll very much enjoy this sequel. Both The Red Queen and The Kingmaker's Daughter provided insight and fullness to the story presented in The White Queen by presenting that same story from different perspectives. However, this novel was the first true sequel to that story, transitioning from the Cousins' War to the beginnings of the Tudors. A great read but a very sad one as well.

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    Vanessa 01-09-16
    Vanessa 01-09-16
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    "Soooooo boring and repetitive"

    Do not waste your time or money. I bought this with excited anticipation after watching The White Queen, the story is repetitive and boring. So boring.

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    Magnus Pauly 11-24-15
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    "A good read!"

    I really enjoyed this book. The crux of the story is built around one of history's most well known and historical mysteries.

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    Michelle 10-26-15
    Michelle 10-26-15 Member Since 2015
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    "fantastic story performed brilliantly by Bianca "

    fantastic story performed brilliantly by Bianca Amato. I loved the history and the narration. great book.

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